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Unformatted text preview: cal world Sex Object
Choice Genetic Gender Behav.
Identity Appear. External
Organs Brain XX M M M Penis Testes M? XY F F F VAGINA UTERUS/OVA F? XO BOTH OTHER ANDROGYNO
US INDETERMINATE XYY SELF XXX OBJECT MOSAIC ALTERNATING
-ILIC True vs Pseudo Hermaphroditism
True Hermaphroditism = An individual who has a mixture
of male and female reproductive structures ( e.g. both
ovarian & testicular tissue i.e. 1 gonad of each gender) so
that it is not clear at birth whether the individual is a male
Pseudo-Hermaphroditism = have testes or ovaries but not
both. Unlike true hermaphrodites their gonads (testes or
ovaries) typically match their chromosomal gender.
However, because of pre-natal hormonal errors their
external genitals and sometimes their internal
reproductive anatomy is ambiguous or resembles t...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2014 for the course PSYC 436 taught by Professor Binik during the Fall '11 term at McGill.
- Fall '11